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Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

"In the world, slander has caused many a breakup, but in monastic communities it is gluttony that brings about all the falls and transgressions. Keep mistress gluttony under control and every abode will then give you dispassion, but let her take hold of you and every place outside the grave will be a menace to [...]

2019-04-07T19:15:48-04:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. John Climacus

Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

"As in all the following visits to the Most Blessed Sacrament a spiritual communion is recommended, it will be well to explain what it is, and the great advantages which result from its practice. A spiritual communion, according to St. Thomas, consists in an ardent desire to receive Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament, and [...]

2019-04-07T18:29:35-04:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. Alphonsus Liguori

Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The life of a man is vagrant, changeful, desultory, like that of children chasing butterflies, until he has discovered for himself why he is here and where he is going." -Ven. Fulton Sheen

2019-04-07T19:14:21-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

"The Fathers of the Church were constantly struck by the relationship between Baptism and the Eucharist; the blood and the water which flowed from the side of Christ on the Cross had deep significance. Water was the symbol of our regeneration and, therefore, betokened Baptism; blood, the price of our Redemption, was the sign of [...]

2019-04-07T18:28:06-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Ven. Fulton Sheen

Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

"The life of a good religious ought to abound in every virtue so that he is interiorly what to others he appears to be. With good reason there ought to be much more within than appears on the outside, for He who sees within is God. Whom we ought to reverence most highly wherever we [...]

2019-04-07T19:11:36-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: Thomas a’ Kempis

Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

"Through Holy Orders men are set aside and consecrated to God, to offer the Sacrifice of the Eucharistic Victim, to nourish the flock of the faithful with the Bread of Angels and the food of doctrine, to guide them in the way of God's commandments and counsels and to strengthen them with all other supernatural [...]

2019-04-07T18:25:19-04:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope Pius XII

Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

"O my soul, how great thou art since only a God can satisfy thee! The food of the soul is the Body and Blood of a God! What beautiful nourishment! The soul can only feed on a God! No other than God can suffice. Only God can satisfy its hunger. It needs God absolutely." -St. [...]

2019-04-07T18:23:38-04:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: St. John Vianney

Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

"I cannot understand how humility exists, or can exist, without love, or love without humility, and it is impossible for these two virtues to exist save where there is great detachment from all created things." -St. Teresa of Avila

2019-04-07T19:07:33-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Virtue|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Virtue Quote: St. Teresa of Avila

Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI

"The institution of the Eucharist demonstrates how Jesus' death, for all its violence and absurdity, became in him a supreme act of love and mankind's definitive deliverance from evil." -Pope Benedict XVI

2019-04-07T18:21:27-04:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Daily Quote: Eucharist|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eucharist Quote: Pope Benedict XVI